Family Swimming

From Monday, September 3, 2018 6:15 pm until 7:00 pm

Families can enjoy swimming at the McKinley Park pool at Family Swimming, 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays at McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Road, Chicago.

There is a maximum limit of five childen per adult at Family Swimming, and an adult must accompany the children in the water. This session is for children 17 years and younger who are accompanied by an adult.

Pool rules and regulations include the following:

  1. Obey the lifeguards and follow the pool rules.
  2. Everyone is required to shower before entering the pool area.
  3. Food and drink are not permitted in the pool area.
  4. No smoking is allowed in the pool area.
  5. Clean swimwear is required.
  6. No running is allowed on the pool deck.
  7. Only clean footwear, baby strollers or wheelchairs are allowed in the pool area. People in street clothes and street shoes are not allowed on the pool deck.
  8. Anyone with open wounds, excessive sunburn, abrasions that have not healed, or bandages of any kind cannot be allowed in the water.
  9. SCUBA gear is not allowed in the pool, with the exception of Park District classes.
  10. No flotation devices may be used in the pool.
  11. During Family Swimming, parents or guardians must accompany children in the water.
  12. Children 8 years of age and younger who are not at least 8 inches taller than the shallow end of the pool must be accompanied by an adult.